The legislative debate over abortion laws and equal pay for women have rallied Democrats in recent weeks, but they have a long way to go before winning a statewide election in Texas.
Gov. Rick Perry says the abortion bill awaiting his signature to become Texas law is constitutional and will withstand court challenges by those who oppose it.
Gov. Rick Perry was a champion of fiercely conservative social activism long before the tea party was born. He oversaw the “Texas Miracle” job-creation boom and became the most powerful Texas governor since Reconstruction.
Texas lawmakers did not pass one of the toughest and post poignant abortion measures in the country.
Republicans control both chambers of the Texas Legislature, but that hasn’t kept them from reaching an impasse over the state budget.
Senators like Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota has been called out by Hollywood celebrities and many others.
As the Obama administration nears a decision on the controversial $7 billion Keystone XL oil pipeline, a new survey finds a strong two-thirds majority of Americans support the project.
Perry: ‘Biggest Pipedream I Have Ever Heard’ As Former Obama Aides Launch Plan To Make Texas Blue-State
Former aides to President Barack Obama are kicking off a plan to turn reliably red-state Texas blue.
In just seven weeks on the job, the insurgent Republican elected with the tea party’s backing and bankroll has run afoul of GOP mainstays, prompted Democrats to compare his style to McCarthyism and has voted against nearly everything of significance that came before him.
The head of the Texas Board of Education assured state Senate Democrats that only Darwin’s Theory of Evolution will be taught in science classes throughout the state.